Tighe Instone (1985)  [image: David Hindley]

Tighe Instone (1985)

Tighe Instone

In this podcast Tighe talks about being part of various groups that rallied in support of homosexual law reform.

A selection of David Hindley's images to do with law reform (and featuring Tighe) can be viewed here.

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This podcast was made possible through generous support from the Rule Foundation

Citation information

Record date:21st June 2015
Interviewer:Jac Lynch
Copyright (image):David Hindley